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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Pets on Wall Street!

**MEDIA ALERT**
THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 2010

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Celebrates the Holiday Season and Raises Awareness for Pet Adoption

Adorable Orphaned Dogs and Cats Lend a Paw to Representatives of Helen Woodward Animal Center and Iams Home 4 the Holidays to Ring the Closing Bell® at the NYSE

What:
Orphan dogs and cats available for adoption during the 12th annual Iams Home 4 the Holidays will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Thurs., Dec. 23 to raise awareness for pet adoption.

In honor of this occasion, representatives of Bideawee, Helen Woodward Animal Center, and Iams Home 4 the Holidays will ring the Closing Bell, along with the help of orphan dogs and cats.

Iams Home 4 the Holidays – founded by Helen Woodward Animal Center, aims to place 1.5 million orphan pets in happy, loving homes this holiday season. The program kicked off on Oct.1, 2010 and will end on Jan.4, 2011.

When:
Thursday, December 23, 2010
3:45 p.m. Iams Home 4 the Holidays group moves to the Trading floor
4:00 p.m. The Closing Bell rings

Where:
NYSE
18 Broad Street (and Exchange), New York, NY

Photos Available:
Visuals of the four-legged friends who are helping put a cute, furry face on the topic of pet adoption.

More Information:
For more information about Iams Home 4 the Holidays, visit www.iamshome4theholidays.com.

Contact:
FOR PHOTOS, PLEASE CONTACT:
Chad Darwin
cdarwin@painepr.com

Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285) and Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420).

The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact the NYSE Broadcast Center at 212.656.5483.

1 comment:

Ayla and Iza, said...

Our hearts go out to the kitties with no homes this year...